Plastic Surgery

Maryland Plastic Surgeon serving Washington DC, & Virginia including Alexandria and Fairfax.

 

Breast ReductionWhile thousands of women opt every year to enhance their bust line with breast implants, breast lifts, and other cosmetic surgeries, there is another segment of the population interested in a procedure with a different goal in mind: a breast reduction.

According to the...

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In Maryland, skin care goes far beyond the face. While many people take preventative care of their faces and bodies, the care of hands often goes overlooked. However, there are ways to protect the beauty of the hands with treatments that work to revitalize and rejuvenate aging skin.

Maryland Skin Care Aging in the hands starts to occur in your mid 40s and 50s. Dermatologists and cosmetic surgeons...

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When Maryland patients first begin considering a tummy tuck, they will most likely have many questions about the procedure and recovery process. We have a few answers to these frequently asked questions to help you make an informed decision about moving forward with your own personal transformation.

What aesthetic goals does a tummy tuck achieve?

A tummy tuck is designed to effectively remove excess skin in the abdominal area. This area can atrophy after pregnancy, rapid weight loss, or as a result of natural aging. What this procedure aims to improve is the look and...

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With plastic surgery, Maryland patients tend to follow national economic trends. When the economy is doing well, surgery numbers are up. When it declines, so does the number of people who are choosing surgery. While not necessarily a perfect economic indicator, trends in cosmetic surgery can be very relevant to trends in the economy.

In 2009, plastic surgery numbers saw a big drop. In 2010 the numbers increased, and in 2011 increased yet again to 1.6 million surgeries...

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When seeking plastic surgery, Maryland patients often cite the desire to look younger. While generally understood, the objective is a difficult one to quantify. It can be challenging for potential patients and doctors to gauge the success of a procedure without a measurable result.

A recent collaborative study between University of Toronto in Canada and NorthShore University Health System in Evanston, IL aimed to quantify the perceived age difference in patients as a result of cosmetic procedures. In the study, students were asked to view photographs of patients who had undergone a...

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According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, American men had almost 800,000 cosmetic procedures performed in 2011. In fact, this number has increased over 121% since 1997. Why the increase?

Some men may feel that their healthy lifestyle is not reflected by their appearance. The baby boomer generation is living longer than previous generations, but nobody likes the idea of aging, especially in a culture so engaged in preventing the aging process from occurring in the first place. Television ads, magazines and billboards are all inundated with young and athletic male...

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If you read our previous blog, you know about the recent news highlighting a recall of breast implants made by a French manufacturer, Poly Implant Prothese (PIP). In response to the recall, the French government went as far as to provide financial compensation to residents for the removal of the recalled PIP breast implants.

We are excited to tell you that Mentor, the only breast implant manufacturer in the United States, has created a new program to help offset the costs of PIP implant replacement. The Mentor Compassionate Care Program is set up to assist women with PIP implants who wish to replace them. The program is...

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plastic surgeon MarylandBy finding the right plastic surgeon, Maryland residents can learn the difference in the way he or she look and feel post-op. The key, however, is to find the right one. Unfortunately, some patients are having irreversible snafus because they forgot to check some crucial details such as the doctor’s specific training and credentials. There’s a growing trend dubbed “white coat deception” that has been occurring...

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